Prescription Drug Take Back this month at Andover and Wellsville

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its biannual Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Andover and Wellsville this month to keep the unused medicines off the street and out of the hands of drug abusers, children and public water supplies. The spring event will be held from 10AM to 2PM, Saturday, April 27, at … Read more

Jones Memorial Hospital increasing urgent care hours, adds healthcare providers

Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville is expanding its Urgent Care Center hours and also has added a new pediatrics doctor to its staff. Starting Monday, April 1, urgent care will be available from 11AM to 7PM, seven days a week, with Kereime Perese, NP, and Jessica Lippa, FNP, joining that unit and providing almost exclusive … Read more

New Jones Memorial mammography suite expected to aid in local early detection of breast cancer

Mammography services, which are expected to aid in early detection of breast cancer among both women and men, will be available again next week at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville, following installation of a new 3D tomosynthesis unit. The availability will be part of a new mammography suite at the facility, being placed into operation … Read more

Jones Memorial Hospital modernization project unveiled to public

Jones Memorial Hospital officials cut the ribbon today on a $25 million transformation and modernization project at its Wellsville facility, with dozens of medical personnel, local, state and county representatives and the general public on hand for the ceremony and tours. Karol Marciano, hospital board chair, said the modernization “is critical to our ability to … Read more

Jones Memorial opens new third floor operations today, with ribbon cutting and tours next Wednesday

Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville will cut the ribbon officially next week on the third phases of a $25 million transformation and modernization project which actually opens today at its 191 North Main Street facility. Termed as a new third-floor “Medical Village,” the 14,000 square foot expansion is a home to women’s health, family medicine/OB, … Read more

Belfast native is the new community relations and marketing manager at Wellsville hospital

An Allegany County native has been appointed as the new community relations and marketing coordinator at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. Suzanne Male, who grew up in Belfast, will succeed Judith Burt in the community relations coordinator portion of the position, with Burt retiring September 1, her 32nd anniversary with the hospital. James Helms, Jones … Read more

Andover Primary Care holds grand opening

The ribbon went flying this afternoon at the new Jones Memorial Hospital Andover Primary Care facility as several dozen individuals, including Congressman Nick Langworthy, gathered for a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony. The new facility, located in the former Maier’s Market at 51 Main Street, actually opened the end of June, with the grand opening … Read more

Wellsville couple gifts state of the art neonatal equipment to Jones Memorial Hospital

A Wellsville pediatrician and his wife have provided a state of the art, all-in-one neonatal unit to Jones Memorial Hospital which takes the place of several separate pieces of equipment, creating a more efficient and operator-friendly medical care environment. Dr. Zahi and Rayana Kassas gifted a new Panda Warmer, which takes the place of a … Read more

ICU nurse at Jones Memorial Hospital receives its first DAISY recognition

An intensive care unit nurse at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville has been presented with the facility’s first DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Dylan Chamberlain, RN, received the award from Sandra Watkins, BSN RN, chief nursing officer at Jones, saying that “I’m sure Dylan is thinking ‘I was just doing my job,’ but when nurses … Read more

Wellsville pediatrician recognized by state organization for rural healthcare

A Wellsville pediatrician has been named the 2022 Rural Health Care Provider of the Year by the New York State Association for Rural Health. Dr. Zahi Kassas, a long-time member of the medical staff at Jones Memorial Hospital, was recognized for his dedication to the community, the hospital, and especially, his patients, according to a … Read more

New directors named at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville

The president of Alfred State College and the co-manager of a Bolivar specialty equipment and services business have been elected to the Jones Memorial Hospital board of directors. College head Steven Mauro, Ph.D., and Rhiannon Sisson, office manager in operation of Sisson’s Chain Saws & Stoves with her husband, Scott, joined the hospital board during … Read more